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ATTENTION ALL SHUTTLE RIDERS: After much discussion and consideration, the shuttle will now require that all shuttle tickets MUST be purchased 24 HOURS IN ADVANCE OF INITIAL DEPARTURE TIME for the 2015-2016 Academic Year. This new policy is in effect for all online ticket sales as well in person ticket office sales. No exceptions will be made, so please plan your schedules accordingly! Please contact the shuttle coordinator if you have any questions or concerns! 

Luther's Cathedral Choir will perform a homecoming concert titled, "I Believe," at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 28, in the Center for Faith and Life Main Hall. The performance concludes the 2015 Cathedral Choir tour. The 2015 Cathedral Choir tour program includes works by Bradley Ellingboe, Eriks Esenvalds, Ola Gjeilo, Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, Rosephanye Powell, Jake Runestad and Ralph Vaughan Williams.  

The Luther College Jazz Band will present a concert at 7 p.m.  Wednesday, April 29, in the Main Hall of the Center for Faith and Life. The concert features performances by the Luther College Jazz Quartet, the Vocal Jazz Ensemble and the Oneota Jazz Quartet. These small groups present a different perspective on the jazz tradition and exemplify the many aspects of jazz at Luther.     

The Luther College Religion Department will host "Studying Religion at a College of the Church," the final event in the 2014-15 Luther College Religion Forum Series, "Teaching Religion at a College of the Church." The forum will take place at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 30, in Room 102 of the Franklin W. Olin Building.   

In recognition of Jazz Appreciation Month, the Luther College Jazz Orchestra, under the direction of Juan Tony Guzmán, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 30, in the Main Hall of the Center for Faith and Life.The performance is part of the Jazz Orchestra's spring tour of the Upper Midwest.   

Academic Administrative Assistant - I am looking to hire a student with excellent writing skills during the 2015-2016 year up to 8 hours per week. Student will aid me in editing book reviews for an anthropological journal. The work will include formatting and editing the submitted reviews and preparing them for publication; examining appropriate list-servs and publishing houses' websites for new publications; working on book orders; coordinating orders and shipping. If interested, contact Maryna Bazylevych

Join us for Mother's Day Brunch on Sunday, May 10th from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Brunch will be served in the Peace Dining Room, in the Dahl Centennial Union. Reservations are required so call today (563) 387-1514. Adults: $13.50; Children 5-10: $6.50; Children under 5 are free.  

Garlic mustard pull. Friends of Decorah Parks and the Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation invite Luther students, faculty, and staff to invest in their community. Please help us protect Palisades Park from invasive plants. Meet on May 2, 9:00 a.m. or 1:00 p.m., Ice Cave Rd. and Quarry Hill Rd.

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The Oneota Review will be celebrating the release of the 2015 edition with a launch party this Friday, April 24 at 6:30 p.m. in Marty's. Come hear original readings of poetry and prose, enjoy the visual art showcase, and support student artists. All are welcome.

FIRST YEARS-Spend your Junior Year in England! Travel, study, and live in community with other Luther students. Courses at the University of Nottingham plus Paideia 450 and Religion course with Luther faculty director. Informational meeting Tuesday, April 28, 9:40 a.m., Mott Room, Union. Or email

Iowa Public Radio will feature Luther College productions of Puccini's "Suor Angelica" and "Gianni Schicchi" at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 25, and at 10 p.m. Sunday, April 26. As part of IPR's "Arias in April" season, the recordings can be heard online through the streaming media player found at or on the following IPR Classical broadcast frequencies.

Luther College's Cantorei and Luther Ringers will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 24, in the Noble Recital Hall of the Jenson-Noble Hall of Music. Cantorei, an auditioned women's choral ensemble with 36 members, is directed by Linda Martin, Luther instructor in music. The Luther Ringers, a 13-member bell choir, is directed by Gregory Peterson, Luther associate professor of music and college organist. 

After hosting a lecture by "The Big Tiny" author Dee Williams last September, the Luther College Center for Sustainable Communities will host a workshop for local tiny house owners and enthusiasts Saturday, April 25, in Room 206 of Valders Hall of Science. The workshop is open to all with no charge, but registration is requested.    

Luther's Visual and Performing Art department presents Metamorphoses by Mary Zimmerman. The performances will be held in the Jewel Theatre in the Center for the Arts on May 1-2 and 7-9. Metamorphoses retells ancient myths from Ovid's narrative poetry in contemporary fashion to explore each myth's elusive meaning. Due to adult themes and content, only mature audiences are encouraged to attend. Tickets are $12 and can be purchased at or at the Luther Ticket Office.   

Sustainability has work study positions open for the fall of 2015. This position is related to campus recycling, composting, document destruction and redeemable items as needed in order to be a more environmentally conscious campus. Team up with a fellow student and learn how Luther recycles through work study. You must have a valid driver's license to be eligible. Positions start September 2015. To apply, contact Stratis Giannakouros or (563) 387-1809.

The Alumni Office is seeking an assistant for the fall of 2015. Within this position, you would assist the office staff with scanning and linking confidential documents, clerical duties, special projects, answering phone calls, and delivering messages/packages to other offices/ buildings. Applicants must have typing skills and be very conscientious. To apply, contact Judy Riha at or (563) 387-1524.

Luther grad would like to purchase a used 4WD truck or car to take to Montana. Contact me if you have one to sell. or 563-379-7829